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Microsoft DirectMusic Wave

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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for dswave.dll file, or a way to fix the “dswave.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the dswave.dll file as well.

What is Dswave.dll?

Dswave.dll a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file, developed by Microsoft, which is referred to essential system files of the Windows OS. It usually contains a set of procedures and driver functions, which may be applied by Windows.

What is Dswave.dll used for?

Dswave.dll file, also known as Microsoft DirectMusic Wave, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the dswave.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is Dswave.dll is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause dswave.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the dswave.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common dswave.dll errors include:

  • “dswave.dll is missing”
  • “dswave.dll error loading”
  • “dswave.dll crash”
  • “dswave.dll was not found”
  • “dswave.dll could not be located”
  • “dswave.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point dswave.dll error”
  • “Cannot find dswave.dll”
  • “Cannot register dswave.dll”
dswave.dll - System Error The program can`t start because dswave.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix Dswave.dll missing error?

If the “dswave.dll is missing” error occurs, you may use one of the methods below – manual or automatic – to solve the problem. The manual method assumes that you download the dswave.dll file and put it inside the game/application installation folder, while the second method is much easier as it allows you to automatically fix the error with minimum effort.

Method 1: Download Dswave.dll

Search through available versions of dswave.dll from the list below, select the correct file and press the “Download” link. If you cannot decide which version to choose, read the article below or use the automatic method to resolve the issue

Dswave.dll, 10 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 21.5 KB
MD5 32ce870f9ae2d48ad2c99174a6c57922
SHA1 88b99799aa1ecde5d27bd0c149255070d4544eaf
32bit 6.2.9200.16384 21.0 KB
MD5 248d9bfc353c05ef0a32bfa06b7f570d
SHA1 504a6ff655d24b6c80fb7bce220afdac0d089bf6
32bit 6.1.7600.16385 20.5 KB
MD5 31a254ea7eacfb3a7abafb178c3c8efd
SHA1 921c3c29d72beb063d3fa5cddc53f8b3b77b7ba3
32bit 6.0.6000.16386 20.5 KB
MD5 c16b856dd2635281acb4b964eba69328
SHA1 bb39dc4d4e3909f7f2ae5329b0e8547d9cacef20
32bit 5.3.2600.5512 19.0 KB
MD5 be2a6331e01131a9ea5c6e8ed1adf424
SHA1 dd76b64b8481db9a5f70985f491d8ccbd2bd9330
32bit 5.3.2600.2180 19.0 KB
MD5 d4a3298b249e0e850450e826860fd22a
SHA1 abf03e332875e5705cd232eb58ab3201ebe61538
32bit 10.0.14393.0 23.5 KB
MD5 2f0c972e068ef64ad5cc8b4eb950d091
SHA1 dd950c61037c15aa59d7bd38e69e03d3390db824
64bit 10.0.14393.0 27.0 KB
MD5 6586a7c5263c5f616bf3dff7453c2156
SHA1 bae5a5a798da73cf939ecdab16f2c0bde2f96faf
32bit 10.0.10586.0 23.5 KB
MD5 6f44f5c4c2d9c0fe64b3bd55c85c43a9
SHA1 2bef31da0970d1d0ca3d9ed2fb6aff1860882555
64bit 10.0.10586.0 28.0 KB
MD5 8ce0b14363f6017116c852342b47b08b
SHA1 0a936030b3f9dd1e2db157ccb5dd461b2775fc47

How to choose the correct version of Dswave.dll?

First, look through descriptions in the table above and select the proper file for your program. Pay attention to whether it’s a 64-, or 32-bit file, as well as the language it uses. For 64-bit programs, use 64-bit files if they are listed above.

It’s best to choose those dll files which language corresponds to the language of your program, if possible. We also recommend downloading the latest versions of dll files for an up-to-date functionality.

Where to place the Dswave.dll file?

To repair the “dswave.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the dswave.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register Dswave.dll?

If putting the missing dswave.dll file into the proper directory doesn’t solve the problem, you’ll have to register it. To do so, copy your DLL file to the C:\Windows\System32 folder, and open a command prompt with admin rights. There, type “regsvr32 dswave.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing Dswave.dll error automatically

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  • Step 1: Click the “Download App. ” button to get an automatic tool, provided by WikiDll.
  • Step 2: Install the utility by following simple installation instructions.
  • Step 3: Launch the program to fix your dswave.dll errors and other issues.
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Method 3: Update drivers to restore missing .dll files

Driver updates for the Windows operating system, as well as for network adapters, monitors, printers, etc., can be independently downloaded and installed from the Windows Update Center or by using specialized utilities.

OPTION 1 - Automatic Device Drivers Update

Outbyte Driver Updater automatically updates drivers on Windows. Routine driver updates are now a thing of the past!
  • Step 1: Download the Outbyte Driver Updater
  • Step 2: Install the application
  • Step 3: Launch the app
  • Step 4: Driver Updater will scan your system for outdated and missing drivers
  • Step 5: Click Update to automatically update all drivers

OPTION 2 - Manually Update Device Drivers

  • Step 1: Go to Taskbar' search box - write Device Manager - choose Device Manager
  • Step 2: Select a category to look at the devices' names - make right-click the one that needs to be updated
  • Step 3: Choose Search automatically for updated driver software
  • Step 4: Look at Update Driver, and select it
  • Step 5: Windows might not be able to find the new driver. In this case, the user can see the driver on the manufacturer's website, where all the necessary instructions are available

Method 4: Scan your PC for malware to fix dswave.dll error

Sometimes dswave.dll error can happen because of malware on your computer. The malicious software can intentionally corrupt DLL files in order to substitute them with its own malicious files. Therefore, your number one priority should be to scan your computer for malware and eliminate it as soon as possible.

OPTION 1 - Windows Defender

The new version of Windows 10 has a built-in application called "Windows Defender", which allows you to check your computer for viruses and remove malware, which is difficult to remove in a running operating system. In order to use the Windows Defender Offline scan, go to the settings (Start - Gear icon or Win + I key), select "Update and Security" and go to the "Windows Defender" section.
How to use Windows Defender Offline Scan
  • Step 1: Press Win key or click on Start and click on Gear icon. Alternatively press Win + I key combination.
  • Step 2: Select Update and Security option and go to Windows Defender section.
  • Step 3: At the bottom of the defender settings there is the checkbox " Windows Defender Offline scan". To start it, click "Scan Now". Note that you have to save all unsaved data before rebooting your PC.

After clicking “Scan Now” burton, the computer will reboot and automatically start searching viruses and malware. Upon completion of the scan, the computer will restart, and in the notifications, you will see a report on the completed scan.

OPTION 2 - Outbyte Antivirus

Outbyte products are one of the most popular and effective to fight malware and unwanted programs, and they will come in handy even when you have a high-quality third-party antivirus installed. Scanning in the new version of Malwarebytes can be performed in real time and manually. To initiate manual scan please follow the steps below:
  • Step 1: Launch the Outbyte program and click Scan Now button. Also, you can select Scan option on the left side of the program’s window and click Full Scan. The system will begin scanning and you will be able to see the scan results.
  • Step 2: Select items that you want to quarantine and press “Quarantine Selected” button. When quarantined, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
  • Step 3: After the program has been restarted, you can delete all quarantined objects by going to the appropriate section of the program or restore some of them if it turned out that after quarantining something from your software began to work incorrectly.

Method 5: Fix Dswave.dll missing error with System File Checker (SFC)

Many users are familiar with the sfc / scannow system file integrity check command, which automatically checks and fixes protected Windows system files. To execute this command, you have to run command prompt as administrator.
  • Step 1: Start the command line as an administrator in Windows by pressing Win key on your keyboard and typing "Command Prompt" in the search field, then - right-click on the result and select Run as administrator. Alternatively, you can press Win + X key combination which will open the menu where you can select Command Prompt (Admin).
  • Step 2: Type sfc / scannow while in Command Prompt and hit Enter.

After entering the command, a system check will begin. It will take a while, so please be patient. Once operation is complete you will get the message “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and successfully repaired them.” or “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them”.

Keep in mind that System File Checker (SFC) cannot fix integrity errors for those system files that are currently being used by operating system. To fix these files you have to run SFC command through the command prompt in the Windows recovery environment. You can get into Windows Recovery Environment from the login screen, by clicking Shutdown, then holding down the Shift key while selecting Restart.

In Windows 10, you can press Win key, select Settings > Update & security > Recovery and under Advanced Startup, click Restart now. You can also boot from the installation disk or bootable USB flash drive with the Windows 10 distribution. On the installation screen select your preferred language and then select “System Restore”. After that, go to “Troubleshooting” > “Advanced Settings” > “Command Prompt”. Once in Command Prompt type the following command: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=C:\ /offwindir=C:\Windows where C is the partition with the installed operating system, and C: \ Windows is the path to the Windows 10 folder.

This operation will take a while and it is important to wait until it is complete. When finished, close the command prompt and restart the computer as usual.

Method 6: Fix corrupted Dswave.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix dswave.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the dswave.dll file was not damaged. Thus, restoring Windows to an earlier date cancels changes made to system files. Please follow the steps below to roll back Windows using System Restore and get rid of dswave.dll error.
  • Step 1: Press the Win + R keys combination to launch Run dialog.
  • Step 2: Type rstrui in the Run text box and click OK or hit Enter. It will open the system recovery utility.
  • Step 3: The “System Restore” window may include the “Choose a different restore point” option. If so, select this option and click Next. Check the “Show more restore points” checkbox to see a complete list of dates.
  • Step 4: Select a date to restore Windows 10. Keep in mind that you need to select a recovery point that will restore Windows to the date when the dswave.dll error message did not appear.
  • Step 5: Click the "Next" button and then click "Finish" to confirm your restore point.

At this point, your computer will reboot normally and boot up with restored version of Windows, and dswave.dll error should be resolved.

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